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Re: [IP] Texas DPS & license revocation



I think you need to call the Department of Justice and the American Diabetes
Association.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nolan E. Kienitz" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 2:16 PM
Subject: [IP] Texas DPS & license revocation


> Insulin dependant diabetics in TEXAS
>
> I am looking for historical data from anyone living in the state of
> Texas who has had their DL revoked by the Driver Improvement Bureau
> within the TX DPS.
>
> It appears a random scan of TX DLs prompted the Bureau to send me
> documentation that my endo completed and I returned for the review.
> Upon completion of the review my DL was revoked.  The letter is very
> vague with details to follow.  I found I could appeal the revocation and
> I did which has 'stayed' the order pending a court date with a Harris
> county JP or Judge.  Details still have not been sent to me and it has
> now been three weeks.
>
> I had only ~ 10 days to request the hearing, but the letter is very
> vague about my rights.
>
> I have had detailed conversations with my endo and he said the Medical
> Advisory Board that reviewed my medical file and advises the TX DPS
> Driver Improvement Bureau has done their job!  They have revoked my DL
> and now the matter is off their agenda and they are no longer
> responsible.  It is now up to the local JP or Judge.
>
> I have also engaged an attorney as we are currently waiting for the
> detailed information from the TX DPS.  This will end up being pricey
> with an attorney and a possible court appearance by my endo.  The
> negative side could be having my DL revoked and possibly thus impacting
> my job (maybe termination?) and then the downstream effects of no
> salary, no insurance, can't make house payment, can't provide for pump
> supplies, etc., etc..
>
> As noted I would appreciate input from anyone who has had some TX DPS DL
> headaches.  Pls send direct to my personal email address:
> email @ redacted
>
> Cheers,
>
> Nolan E. Kienitz, PMP
> Spring, TX
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